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Actor Dileep – Profile

Dileep is one of the famous south indian actors who predominantly acts in Malayalam film industry. He started his career as a Mimicry artist and later turned to acting. He made his debut in the industry through the movie Ennodishtam Koodamo (Cameo appearance), directed by Kamal. He is present in the industry from 1992.

Biography : Dileep was born in Aluva, Ernakuiam district. His original name is Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai, later he had adopted the name as Dileep. His father is Padmanabhan Pillai and his mother named Sarojam. He has two siblings – Sabitha and Anoop. He did his schooling at from a reputed school near his home. He holds a bachelor degree in History from Maharaja’s College, Ernankulam.

Dileep started his career as a mimicry artist in Kalabhavan. He had participated so many stage programs during that time. He became popular through the comedy series program comicola aired on Asianet channel. Dileep released a comedy program De Maveli Kombathu along with his friend Nadir Shah, which was success in that year and he repeatedly launched new episodes in successive year during Onam time.

He had joined as an assistant director with Kamal, later Kamal introduced him to the silver screen through the movie Ennodishtam Koodamo (1992). He shot to fame after appearing in the film Manathe Kottaram(1994). After that he has gifted so many hit films to the industry till the date.

He started his career in the industry as an assistant director, now he is one of the highest paid actor in Mollywood. He is a film producer and has produced many films, He is a playback singer and has sung few songs such as – Onnaam Malakeri (Kalyanaraman), Saare Saare (Thilakkam), Kandaal Njaanoru (Sound Thoma), Ashakoshale Pennundo (Sringaaravelan) etc. He had appeared in supporting roles during the initial stage of his acting. Then he paired with actress Manju Warrier in many films and almost all of them was hit in the industry.

He married to Manju Warier in 1998, they have a daughter – Meenakshi. Dileep and Manju divorced in 2014 and their daughter is now with him. In 2016, Dileep married to actress Kavya Madhavan.

Acting Career

He made his debut in the industry through the film Ennodishtam Koodamo, directed by Kamal and which was released in 1992. In which he played a cameo role. After that he shared the screen with Mammootty through the film Sainyam, directed by Joshiy. He presented the character as cadet. He shot to fame among the audience after appearing in the movie Manathe Kottaram, directed by Sunil. In which he presented the lead character named DILEEP, he adopted his stage name as Dileep after the success of the movie.

After that he appeared in many films in supporting as well as in lead roles such as Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu (1994), Alanchery Thambrakal (1995), Kalyana Sowgandhikam (1996), Patanayakan (1996), Kakkakum Poochakkum Kalyanam (1996), Sallapam (1996), Varnappakittu (1997), Ee Puzhayum Kadannu (1997), Kudamamaattam (1997), Ullasappoonkattu (1997), Punjabi House (1998), Udayapuram Sulthan (1999) etc. He paired with actress Manju Warrier in most of his film during 95 and all among them was hit in the industry.

Lal Jose’s film Meesha Madhavan (2002) gave him a perfect breakthrough in his career. In which he appeared in the role of thief and Kavya Madhavan played opposite to Him. The film was made big impact at the box office of the state. The film helped him to increase his star value, after that he presented so many heart touching characters in different films, that is why he known as Janapriya Nayakan.

He won Kerala state film award (4 times) – Kunjikoonan (2002, Special Jury), Kathavasheshan (2004, producer of second best flm), Chanthupottu (2005, Special Jury), Vellaripraavinte Changathi (2011, Best Actor).

Career as Producer

Dileep turns to production through the movie C.I.D. Moosa, directed by Johny Antony and which was released in 2003. It was a romantic comedy movie and It features Dileep and Bhavana in the lead roles. It was a big hit in that year. He also produced the following films.

Kadhavashesham (2003), Pandippada (2005), Twenty 20 (2008), Malarvady Arts Club (2010), The Metro (2011), Love 24×7 (2015), Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan (2016)

 

Date of birth and age : Dileep was born on 27th October 1968 and he is 48 years old as on 2017.

Education and qualifications : B.A, History from Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam.

Filmography – Movie List

Actor

Malayalam Films
Ennodishtam Koodamo 1992
Sainyam 1993
Manathe Kottaram 1994
Sudhinam
Sagaram Sakshi
Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu
Thirumanassu 1995
Vrudhanmare Sookshikkuka
Three Men Army
Ezharakkoottam
Alanchery Thambrakkal
Sallaapam 1996
Sindoora Rekha
Kokkarakko
Kakkakkum Poochakkum Kalyanam
Thooval Kottaram
Kalyana Sowgandhikam
Kudumbakkodathi
Malayala Maasam Chingam Onnu
Manthrika Kuthira
Patanayakan
Saamoohyapaadam
Swapna Lokathe Balabhaskaran 1997
Varnappakittu
Ee Puzhayum Kadannu
Kaliyoonjal
Kalyanapittannu
Kudamaattam
Maanasam
Manthramothiram
Maayapponman
Nee Varuvolam
Ullasappoonkattu
Anuragakottaram 1998
Kaikkudanna Nilavu
Kallu Kondoru Pennu
Manthri Maalikayil Manasammatham
Meenathil Thalikettu
Vismayam
Sundarakilladi
Punjabi House
Ormacheppu
Chandranudikkunna Dikkil 1999
Pranaya Nilavu
Udayapuram Sulthan
Megham
Deepasthambam Mahascharyam
Thenkasi Pattanam 2000
Darling Darling
Joker
Mr. Butler
Varnakkazchchakal
Rakshasa Rajavu 2001
Ishtam
Soothradharan
Dhosth
Kunjikoonan 2002
Kalyanaraman
Mazhathulli Kilukkam
Meesa Madhavan
Kuberan
C.I.D Moosa 2003
Mizhi Randilum
War & Love
Pattanathil Sundaran
Gramaphone
Sadanandante Samayam
Relax
Thilakkam
Vetam 2004
Thekkekara Superfast
Kathavasheshan
Perumazhakkalam
Rasikan
Runway
Kochi Rajavu 2005
pandippada
Chanthupottu
Pachakkuthira 2006
Lion
Chess
The Don
Chakkara Muth
Inspector Garud 2007
Vinodayathra
Speed Track
July 4
Romeo
Swa. Le 2008
Calcutta News
Mulla
Twenty:20
Crazy Gopalan 2009
Colours
Moz & Cat
Passenger
Kerala Cafe
 Bodyguard 2010
Aagathan
Pappi Appacha
Kaaryasthan
 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu
 Christian Brothers 2011
China Town
The Film Star
Orma Mathram
 Vellaripravinte Changathi
 Spanish Masala 2012
 Mayamohini
Arike
Mr. Marumakan
My Boss
Kammath & Kammath 2013
Sound Thoma
Kadal Kadannoru Mathukutty
Sringaravelan
Nadodi Mannan
Ezhu Sundara Raathrikal
Ring Master 2014
Avatharam
Villali Veeran
Ivan Maryadaraman 2015
Chandrettan Evideya
Love 24×7
Chapters
Two Countries
 King Liar 2016
Pinneyum
Welcome to Central Jail
Georgettan’s Pooram 2017
Ramaleela
Kammara Sambhavam
Professor Dinkan

 

Tamil Movies
Raajjiyam 2002

 

 

Hindi Films
Toofan 2010

 

Kannada Films
Aidondla Aidu 2011
Vajrakaya 2015

 

Producer

Kattappanayile Ritwik Roshan 2016
Love 24×7 2015
The Metro 2011
Malarvadi Arts  Club 2010
Twenty – 20 2008
Pandippada 2005
Kadhavasheshan 2003
CID Moosa

 

Vital statistics
  • Height            :  NA
  • Weight           :  NA
  • Hair Colour    :  Black
  • Eye Colour     :  Black
  • Religion         :  Hindu
  • Status            :  Married

 

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